Quotes by shock

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  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
  • Anna Freud
    Anna Freud
    Austrian-British psychoanalyst 1895-1982
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    A first visit to a madhouse is always a shock.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
    English writer 1834-1903
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    Crimes sometimes shock us too much; vices almost always too little.
  • Carl Rowan
    Carl Rowan
    American government official, journalist and author 1925-2000
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    Don't count out Marian Wright Edelman, because there is talk that President Clinton may want to shock the nation by putting a real black on the Supreme Court.
    Source: Inside Washington, March 20, 1993.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
    Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
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    Everything that's rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching.
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
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    Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
  • George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    American politician 1946-
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    I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
    French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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    I think that the cinema is a physical thing. What I'm looking for is creating a physical shock with the audience. I don't care of the meaning. I don't care of the idea. I don't want to say something. I want to make a 'shock physique.'
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    It has seemed, at times, like American carmakers think car buyers are so blindly loyal that they will keep coming back - despite the sticker shock - for crummy cars that guzzle gas, fall apart too soon, and cost too much to repair.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    It is all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
  • Camilla Belle
    Camilla Belle
    Brazilian-American actress, director and producer 1986-
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    It was a huge shock. I've never had hair that short in my life! I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning my haircut more than I was! But after a while, I felt liberated, I learned to embrace it.
  • Belinda Carlisle
    Belinda Carlisle
    American singer, musician, and author 1958-
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    It will shock many - I've lived a full life and really enjoyed my time as a pop star.
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